Kindle Cover Disasters is the terrible ebook cover Tumblr you’ve been dreaming about. Judging a book by its cover has never been so fun.
OK, they’re totally rational to us.
BuzzFeed News talked to the man behind the viral picture, and the backstory is amazing.
Take our WORD for it.
Quotes from The Hunger Games dominate the Top 50. Here is the best of the rest.
Don’t worry, only 17 are from The Hunger Games. H/T Vox.
It is becoming clear that there is a different psychology among consumer buying habits for tablets than smartphones, namely that they are holding out longer to replace them.
The two e-commerce retailers are aggressively trying to undercut each others’ book prices, which is great for consumers but not so much for authors.
I didn’t know Christmas erotica was a thing. Apparently, neither did the people who read A Very Naughty Christmas and these other very sexy Christmas ebooks.
Sure, it can’t show video, or scroll that well. But as a long-lasting alternative to a dumbphone, it sort of makes sense!
This Kindle isn’t actually broken. It’s just showing an eBook called 56 Broken Kindle Screens. But that doesn’t make it any less upsetting.
We’ve been promised magical tablets that would do amazing things for decades. Do the tablets we actually have live up to that?
There’s a bunch of them: a whole new Kindle Fire family, and new ereaders that are better than the current ones.. And they’re shockingly cheap.
A fitting tribute. Fahrenheit 451, the temperature at which irony burns.
Even if you “go digital” there are still more than two dozen different ways to reduce, reuse and recycle those babies. Make a bath, teach your pets to read, hide your booze….
Numbers can tell us a lot about technology, but only if we know them. Here are a few we don’t.
It’s so tiny and cute! View Image ›
Aw, no fair!
It starts with pricing — the Kindle is now cheap enough for millions of people to buy.
That would offend people in Appalachia if they knew what a Kindle was.
Load up your iKindle (or whatever).
Spotted on the freeway: A man reading a paper book, using an e-reader, AND talking on the phone while driving. Watch Video ›
Bowing to the whims of a publisher, Amazon remotely deleted thousands of copies of 1984 and Animal Farm from people’s Kindles. Read More ›
Save a tree, buy a Kindle!
Here it is, folks. Behold! The Kindle DX. Read More ›
Amazon just posted a pre-sale for the upcoming Kindle DX, which has a 9.7-inch screen and bigger hard drive. Perfect for saving newspapers and magazines — all for the price of $498! Read More ›
Supposed pictures of the new Kindle have been leaked to a few gadget sites. It looks really awesome, although it’ll be going for $359, and books still only set you back about $10. View Image ›
Amazon’s second generation Kindle reader is rumored to be available starting sometime early next year. Read More ›